ARGENTINA: Return of Hip

For the representative of a country that is openly hostile to the U.S., Argentina's mild, modest Ambassador Hipólito Jesus Paz, 35, has made an impressive number of friends during his 18 months in Washington. He got along so well that his boss, Foreign Minister Jerónimo Remorino, called him "the yanqui." Last month Remorino called Paz home, presumably to fire him. On his arrival, Remorino told Paz: "Young man, you've come to take your test."

The test was an appearance before President Perón and the cabinet. There Paz spoke quietly and confidently for more than two hours on Argentina's need for friendlier...

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